THE GOOD NEWS OF MARK: CHAPTERS 8-10
"JESUS' UNEXPECTED WAY"
SUNDAYS · SEPTEMBER - NOVEMBER 2018
Join us Sundays this fall to explore the pivotal chapters at the center of Mark’s gospel. They reveal how Jesus’ kingdom will come in an unexpected way. Victory won in suffering. Power earned by serving. Blessing out of struggle. Gaining through giving. Freedom found in following. The impossible made possible. Come discover the life-giving way of Jesus as we join Him on the journey together.
What to Expect
Here are some commonly asked questions about what to expect on Sunday mornings at Calvary:
When are the Sunday Worship Services?
We would love to see you at one of our Sunday morning services as we gather across cultures and generations to worship Jesus together:
Worship Center · 9:30am (English with ASL Available)
Samsvick Chapel · 11:00am (en Español)
What is happening for children and students?
Calvary has a a unified spiritual formation ministry from crib to college. We want to partner with families to see the next generation have a vibrant life in Jesus.
CHILDREN'S MINISTRIES at 9:30am + 11:00am
Baby Lane · Birth-36 months · Worship Center Nursery
Playhouse · Preschool/K · Various A,B,C Classrooms
Junction · 1st-3rd Grade · Room D-4
Fuel · 4th-5th Grade · Room C-200
Learn More about Calvary Town
STUDENT MINISTRIES at 11:00am
The Spot · Middle School · Student Underground - Blue Line
EDL · High School · Student Underground - Yellow Line
Learn More about Student Ministries
What is available for adults beyond the worship services?
Worship gatherings are a core part of life at Calvary, but there is much more to the Christian life than attending a service each week. Take a next step in your faith and connect in community with other followers of Jesus:
SUNDAY MORNING ON CAMPUS LIFEGROUPS
Women’s Bible Study · W-North Conference
Join us for discussion and life application as we study together in this community of ladies who pray for and support one another.
Prayer Gathering · W - Prayer Room
Come Sunday morning to pray before the Worship Service for God's presence and leading in our services and ministries. All are welcome.
Berean Bible Fellowship · N-2 · Adults 50+
We discuss the Word to help us grow in our Christian walk in this fun and caring group of people who love the Lord and each other.
Bridge Adults · N-1 · adults with and without disabilities
An inclusive group who share life, faith and God’s Word in a way that is accessible to various learning styles and communication abilities.
Disciplemakers · W-209 · adults all ages
We focus on foundational biblical truths that make up the crucial components of developing spiritual maturity and discussion with friends.
Encouragers · Fireside · adults age 50+
We encourage one another in prayer, glorifying God in worship, and studying God’s Word in this fun community of friendship and love.
Focus · Choir Room · adults all ages
Come discover great friendship, fellowship and teaching to develop a more intimate relationship with God.
Homebuilders · G-213 · couples age 60+
This class seeks to grow closer to the Lord and each other through Bible study and fellowship. We love interactive discussion and laughter.
In The Middle · Library · adults age 40+
Connect with others parents of college students and young adults as we share interactive Bible studies, praises and prayers, joys and struggles.
Influencers · S-5 · adults age 50+
We are here to help you connect more intimately with people at Calvary, grow in your relationship with God and reach out to others.
Marital Journey · B-202 · couples married 5+ years (with young kids)
Enjoy a variety of discussion topics including marriage, parenting, and spiritual growth built around prayer and fellowship.
New Life Counselors · S-7 · adults age 70+
For senior adults committed to understanding the Word and growing from studying Scripture in depth.
Parenting through Prayer · N3 · couples age 35+
Our group meets together to encourage each other in prayer, Bible study, and fellowship as we navigate through unique family challenges.
Parents of Teens · A-202 · parents of 6th-12th graders
We’re parents working on our own spiritual journey and exploring how our life stories impact how we parent, so we can better connect with our kids.
Professional Single Women · S-1 · (1st/3rd Sundays)
Single women in professional careers meeting together to share life with one another through encouragement, prayer, and study.
Young Adults · C-202 · adults age 20s-30s
Connect with this encouraging community of singles and couples, ages 22 - 32, who study God's Word and walk through life together.
SUNDAY WORKSHOPS - FALL 2018
In addition to LifeGroups, we have short-term series of workshops designed to equip you in particular areas of life.
Teaching Pastor Connection · W-Auditorium
Meet up after the service in the auditorium to connect with each week’s Teaching Pastor, take part in an interactive discussion on the sermon and dig deeper into God’s Word together.
The Art of Neighboring · A-205 · Sep 2 - Oct 7 & Oct 14 - Nov 18
What if Jesus meant that we should love our actual neighbors? Join us for thought-provoking and practical discussions that could transform not only your life but also your community. Discover weekly topics at calvarylife.org/reach
Raising Financially Freed-Up Kids · B-205 · Oct 28 - Nov 18
Learn 7 key principles, plus practical action steps, that you can learn to implement with your kids from preschool up through high school during this free 4-week study. (Materials fee $8) Register today at calvarylife.org/generous
GriefShare · W-Conference North
You don’t have to go through the grieving process alone or unequipped. Connect with others who will walk alongside and provide you with resources for the journey. Find details on both Sunday 11am and Tuesday 7pm sessions at calvarylife.org/grief
In Defense of Christianity · Choir Room · Oct 14 - 28
Have you ever wondered what proof we have for the Gospels? Or how we know Jesus was a real person? Join us for a three-week workshop with John Stewart as we learn about the scientific and historical truths that justify our faith. calvarylife.org/defense
OPPORTUNITIES TO SERVE
With these changes come new opportunities to get involved and help pursue our vision to be a church family that is better together, being changed by the Gospel to love like Jesus across all cultures and generations. We need help in many areas to make this happen and continue to build a warm and welcoming community.
Will you consider joining one of these Sunday morning teams? Give of your time and make a difference in others lives!
CHILDREN: Nursery-5th Grades
STUDENTS: Middle School + High School
SPECIAL NEEDS: Bridge Buddy for Kids, Bridge for Adults
CONNECTIONS: Greeter, Usher, Parking, Campus Safety, Medical
SUPPORT: God’s House Care, Bulletin Prep
WORSHIP: Music, Tech, Communion Prep, ASL
CARE: Stephen Minister, VIPS, Counselor
LIFEGROUPS: Leader, Host Home
Take a next step and learn more about how you can serve somewhere this fall. Visit Connection Point in the Worship Center Lobby on Sunday mornings to learn more. Or, send an email to
or follow the link below to discover more today.
EXPLORE WAYS TO SERVE HERE
What ministries are there beyond Sunday mornings?
Go beyond Sunday mornings to connect with God and others, grow in your faith and reach Orange County and the World with the good news of Jesus Christ:
Connect in community
Grow as a follower of Jesus
Get involved locally and globally
How do I get to Calvary?
Calvary is located at 1010 N Tustin Ave, near the 5 and 55, in the heart of Orange County. Parking is accessible by turning off of Tustin Avenue onto either Wellington Avenue or Fruit Street.
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